• Patio Season Helped Establishments During Pandemic, But Winter Is Coming

    17 days ago - By Who TV

    DES MOINES, Iowa - After being shut down for months, then dealing with seating limits and uneasy customers, restaurants are taking a huge hit during the pandemic. However, they have one saving grace - patios.
    The outdoor seating is giving establishments more space and open-air options, but patio season is soon coming to an end and that's forcing restaurants to get creative once again.
    Rita's Cantina in Des Moines opened up during the pandemic and heavily relied on its patio this summer.
    "We had a heck of a summer. People wanted to come here and eat," Jeff Bruning, owner of Full Court Press...
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